Definitions for "Ironstone"
is a hard, heavy, durable earthenware with a white porcelain-like appearance. It's also called Masonware.
A kind of strong pottery perfected and patented in the early 19th century by Miles Mason.
Stoneware, patented 1813 by Charles James Mason, containing ground glassy slag, a by-product of iron smelting, for extra strength.
a sedimentary rock rich in iron minerals.
any clay, chert or other type of rock that contains iron; iron ore. [AHDOS
Ironstone is a fine-grained, heavy and compact sedimentary rock. Its main components are the carbonate or oxide of iron, clay and/or sand. It can be thought as a concretionary form of siderite.
Ironstone was the basis of the industrial revolution on Teesside. Vast seams of ironstone underlie much of East Cleveland and it was mined industrially from 1850.
Keywords:  earthy, hard, ore
A hard, earthy ore of iron.
Keywords:  china
ironstone china.
Keywords:  soil, containing, type
a soil type containing iron.